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I am honored to be recognized by my peers with the highest possible rating for professional excellence and ethics- "AV Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell for over 20 years. I have also been recognzied by my peers as an "Ohio Super Lawyer' for over 11 years in a row and by Best Lawyers in America. I am an  experienced trial attorney and former adjunct professor of law that represents injured citizens in Ohio harmed by medical errors and other acts of negligence. I have over 35 years of experience representing seriously injured persons and their families. My law firm has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the area of medical negligence and personal injury. We handle medical negligence claims as well as catastrophic personal injury and trucking collision claims with over $200 million in compensation recovered for our clients. My experienced team of lawyers and nurses will get your questions answered and let you know if you have a case. Put my team to work for you and let us help you or a loved one. for more details.


Practice areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 70%
    36 years
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
    36 years
  3. Ethics: 10%
    22 years



Contingent (33-40%)

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  • John M O'Brien

    An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible.


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Contact info

Mishkind Kulwicki Law Co. L.P.A.

23240 Chagrin Blvd Suite 101
Commerce Park IV
Beachwood, OH, 44122


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Medical Malpractice Law-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America2015
Personal Injury Litigation-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America2015
Professional Malpractice Law-PlaintiffsBest Lawyers in America2015
Top Rated Cleveland LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2014
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyer2014
Top Rated Cleveland LawyerMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Personal InjuryCleveland Top Rated Lawyers2013
Medical MalpracticeCleveland Top Rated Lawyers2013
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2011
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2009
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Super LawyerOhio Super Lawyers2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Super lawyerOhio Super Lawyers2007
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Super lawyerOhio Super Lawyers2006
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1997
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1996
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1995
MemberMulti-Million Dollar Advocates Forum1994
MemberMillion Dollar Advocates Forum1989
Invited MemberMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ohio Association of Civil Trial AttorneysMember1980 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1980 - Present
Ohio State Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Cleveland Metropolitan Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Cleveland Academy of Trial AttorneysMember1980 - Present
Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni AssociationPast PresidentN/A
Cuyahoga County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Cuyahoga County Bar AssociationMember2003 - 2005
Cuyahoga County Bar AssociationMember1998 - 2006
Cleveland State University Alumni AssociationDirector1992 - 1994
Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni AssociationHonorary Trustee1992 - 1994
Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni AssociationPresident1991 - 1992
Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni AssociationVice President1989 - 1990
Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni AssociationSecretary1988 - 1989
Publication nameTitleDate
American Business Law JournalFamily Immunity Doctorate1978
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cleveland State University - Cleveland-Marshall College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
University of CincinnatiN/AB.B.A.1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
New Lawyer Training ProgramHandling Medical Malpractice Cases2007
Cleveland-Marshall College of LawAnatomy of a Medical Malpractice Claim2006
Cleveland Bar New Lawyer Training ProgramHealth Care Law2006
Cleveland & Cuyahoga Bar Young Lawyers AssociationGrievance, Legal Malpractice & IOLTA2005
Cleveland-Marshall College of LawMarvelous Monday, PI/Med. Mal. Speech2004
Cleveland-Marshall College of LawPretrial Practice Class2004
OATL SeminarClosing Argument: Linking All Elements of the Trial Back to Your Theme Speech2001
Dealing with Medical Malpractice in the Physician's OfficeDealing with Medical Malpractice in the Physician's Office2001
OATL 43rd Annual Convention Medical Negligence SeminarSpecial Damages in Medical Malpractice Cases Speech2000
Cleveland-Marshall College of LawAdjunct Professor of Law, Medical Malpractice1998